President Sata revokes Dr. Simon Miti’s Appointment as Zambia’s
Ambassador-Designate to Switzerland.
LUSAKA, Tuesday, November 15, 2011– His Excellency Mr Michael Chilufya Sata, President of the Republic of Zambia, has revoked the appointment of Dr Simon Kamwendo Miti as Zambia’s Ambassador-Designate to Switzerland.
In revoking the appointment, the President directed the Secretary to
the Cabinet Dr Joshua Kanganja to furnish him with a full report
regarding Dr Miti’s employment status in the Civil Service.
Dr Miti has been on forced leave since 2009 following investigations
into the financial scam which occurred at the Ministry of Health
during his tenure as Permanent Secretary.
President Sata has further demanded for an update from law enforcement
agencies on the matter.
SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT
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